Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 6 months to 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity
England > South West
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 201 173
Rank change year-on-year +7 -28 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 35 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.33% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 16
South West median daily rate £366 £445 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.88% +14.18% +34.48%
10th Percentile £266 £250 £325
90th Percentile £594 £643 £588
England median daily rate £450 £442 £409
% change year-on-year +1.91% +8.02% -3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
South West median hourly rate £14.50 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.64 £40.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -50.90% +48.15% +1.89%

Business Continuity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,480 5,150 4,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.65% 86.02% 84.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,453 3,181 2,894
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £255
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 229 191
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.13% +18.66% -
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.60 £12.79
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.12 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.66% -18.00% +11.11%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the South West region over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -8 14 £356 -40.10% 3
Somerset +6 8 £538 +22.86% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £400 - 1
Bristol +9 6 - - 4
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 21 (60.00%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
3 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (34.29%) Change Management
5 12 (34.29%) VMware
5 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
5 12 (34.29%) SCCM
5 12 (34.29%) Security Monitoring
6 11 (31.43%) CCENT
7 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 10 (28.57%) Service Management
7 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 10 (28.57%) Linux
8 9 (25.71%) SQL
8 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
8 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (22.86%) Firmware
9 8 (22.86%) JIRA
10 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) Information Security
11 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
11 6 (17.14%) Data Integration
11 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
11 6 (17.14%) IBM
11 6 (17.14%) Linux Command Line

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) Confluence
1 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Azure
2 2 (5.71%) AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DHCP
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
1 5 (14.29%) Skype
2 4 (11.43%) FTP
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) DataStage
1 4 (11.43%) DB2
1 4 (11.43%) IBM InfoSphere
1 4 (11.43%) Informix
1 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (11.43%) QualityStage
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.86%) Power BI
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 6 (17.14%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Administrator
1 6 (17.14%) IT Administrator
1 6 (17.14%) IT Systems Administrator
1 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
1 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 4 (11.43%) Core Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) DataStage Developer
4 3 (8.57%) ETL Developer
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
1 4 (11.43%) XML
1 4 (11.43%) XML Schema
2 2 (5.71%) Kafka
3 1 (2.86%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Change Management
2 12 (34.29%) Security Monitoring
3 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 10 (28.57%) Service Management
4 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (20.00%) Information Security
5 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) Data Integration
7 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.43%) Data Management
8 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
8 4 (11.43%) ETL
8 4 (11.43%) Logistics
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) V-Model
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.57%) DevOps
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) CCENT
3 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) HNC
6 3 (8.57%) CISA
6 3 (8.57%) CISM
7 2 (5.71%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.86%) CISMP
8 1 (2.86%) CRISC
8 1 (2.86%) ISACA
8 1 (2.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.71%) GDPR
4 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.86%) Firmware
4 5 (14.29%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
3 6 (17.14%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) SAP
4 4 (11.43%) Teradata
5 2 (5.71%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.86%) JDA
6 1 (2.86%) Virgin Media